Coronavirus news and resources for managers and leaders.
NADA eLearning: Engage families and significant others, support clients with complex needs and be guided on gender and sexuality indicators.
In this issue of the Advocate, we explore the social determinants which impacts our clients' health and wellbeing, and their experience of AOD services.
The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. We represent close to 100 organisational members that provide a broad range of alcohol and other drugs services including health promotion and harm reduction, early intervention, treatment and continuing care programs. Together, we work to reduce the harms related to alcohol and other drugs use across the NSW community. Learn more.

News

Sector watch: September 2020

NSW Ministry of Health Business and Funding Model study Members will have recently received communication from the NSW Ministry of
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NADA training grants now open

Last NADA training grants for 2020—get in quick! Ends 16 September 2020 Our final round of training grants for 2020
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Submission: Standing committee on social policy and legal affairs inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence

NADA acknowledges the gendered nature of family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) and while we would posit that there is
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CMHDARN innovation and evaluation grants 2020–2021

Would you like to demonstrate the impact of your service or program in the mental health and AOD sectors? Do
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Events

25Sep

EIIF Webinar 4 - The feasibility of adolescent AOD services in Headspace Centres & an evaluation of cognitive remediation therapy in residential AOD

Hosted by the Network of Alcohol & Other Drugs (NADA)…
29Sep

Webinar: Providing inclusive AOD treatment for gender and sexuality diverse people

WHEN: Monday 28 September 2020, 12:30-1:30pm WHERE: Online at your desk WHO: Robert…

Resources

Domestic and family violence

AOD workers have an essential role in identifying, responding and referring victims/survivors of domestic and family violence (DFV). This short introductory webinar supports participants to ...
A key issue for those working in the AOD treatment sector are the difficulties that clients have in accessing treatment, staying engaged with treatment, and ...
The ‘Alcohol and other drugs treatment guidelines for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’ resource has been developed to support non-Aboriginal service providers ...
Central to workforce performance are capabilities—the knowledge, skills and attributes that workers must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively. Developed for, and with input from ...
NADA is excited to launch Well Beings, a short-animation series with practical, evidence based tips and tricks to reduce stress and enhance health and wellbeing. ...
This page will be continually updated. Last update: 5 August 2020 For news and resources specific to managers and leaders, click here. For members’ frequently asked questions, ...
NADA in partnership with Family Drug Support and the Ministry of Health NSW Government, developed training and resources for the AOD sector and other primary ...
Developed by NADA, this toolkit supports the formal quality improvement program of non government AOD organisations. Download the files to easily create or review operational ...
Although members of LGBTI and HIV positive communities use AOD for many of the same reasons as the population at large, there is evidence to ...
Coping with stress and uncertainty during COVID-19 Feeling overwhelmed and on edge in the wake of COVID-19? You’re not alone. As difficult as this situation ...

Jobs

Programs Coordinator

The Ted Noffs Foundation
The Ted Noffs Foundation
Applications close: 27 Sep 2020
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Administration officer

NADA
NADA
Applications close: 7 Oct 2020
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Service Manager

Kedesh Rehabilitation Services
Kedesh Rehabilitation Services
Applications close: 2 Oct 2020
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Network updates

Gender and sexuality diverse AOD worker network

Network update The Gender and Sexuality Diverse AOD Worker Network held a planning day in April to set out a
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NADA practice leadership group

Network update For best practices in service delivery adaptations during COVID-19, the NPLG recommended: Flexibility Clients have different circumstances in
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Research network

Network update Research skills webinar Registrations are open for CMHDARN’s second webinar on research skills, to be held on 18
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Youth AOD services network

Network update The Youth Network has been meeting online fortnightly since the onset of COVID-19 restrictions. These meetings have served
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